One vaccine dose enough for COVID-19 survivors

Two mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 have proven safe and effective in clinical trials, as well as in the millions of people who have been vaccinated so far. But how prior SARS-CoV-2 infection affects vaccine response, and how long that response lasts, are still uncertain. Now, a new study in ACS…

How Not Working Enough Can Really Affect Your Health

Most people dream of early retirement, but surprising research has shown that shortening your career could be detrimental to your health. A study published in MedPage Today found that early retirement brings a higher risk of mortality, especially for people younger than 60 or male. Another study found that retirees…

Two-year eye tests 'enough for most diabetics'

Two-year eye tests ‘enough for most diabetics’ as 80 per cent of patients do not need annual reviews Annual eye tests are offered to all diabetics once they reach the age of 12  The tests detect signs of diabetic retinopathy which can lead to blindness Raised levels of sugar in…

Madrid extends lockdown, but not enough for central govt

Madrid’s regional government expanded the number of areas under partial lockdown Friday in a move now affecting a million people, but ignoring a central government plea for restrictions across the capital. Antonio Zapatero, the region’s deputy health chief, said the restrictions, which come into effect on Monday, would affect 167,000…

14 Strawberry Rhubarb Recipes We Can't Get Enough Of

There are a few feelings that conjure up the feeling of summer like nothing else: the scent of a freshly cut lawn; the sound of waves crashing on the ocean; the taste of strawberry rhubarb pie. There’s something about those sunsweet strawberries paired with tart, slightly sour rhubarb that bring…